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Carroll Gardens–Cobble Hill

Thursday, Feb. 19, 2009

CB6 to Toll Brothers: Put housing promise in writing

Gowanus: Community Board 6 has rescinded its approval of a controversial residential development on the Carroll Gardens side of the fetid Gowanus Canal unless the developer promises — in writing — to include below-market-rate housing in the 447-unit project. Comments (5).

Uncorked! It’s going to be a very good year for Hook winery

Shopping: It’s almost the days of wine and roses in Red Hook. Comments (2).

Wednesday, Feb. 18, 2009

Was it arborcide? Man fingers workers in tree death

Carroll Gardens: The winds that slammed into Brooklyn last Thursday knocked down a beloved 120-year-old tree in Carroll Gardens — but it wasn’t the gusts that committed the crime; it was arborcide, the tree’s owner claims. Comments (3).

Set sail for this yacht rock show

Music: Finally, a tribute to “Yacht Rock”! Comments (1).

Two perps, one cop, two collars

Carroll Gardens: A cop makes a great arrest of two thugs. Plus all the other crime news from Carroll Gardens, Cobble Hill and Red Hook’s 76th Precinct. Comment.

Tuesday, Feb. 17, 2009

Stop the presses

Gowanus: Owners of the Jewish Press building on the Park Slope side of the Gowanus Canal are betting the post-industrial wasteland is ready to burst with new life by putting the massive Third Avenue structure up for sale. Comments (1).

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